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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-16-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By idiabuse
instead of the tool I could put a block heater...

instead of the tool I could put a block heater instead? don't have one on the driver side any way. Cheaper than the tool looks like.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-05-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By idiabuse
Chasing coolant leaks

So I have been fixing issues with my truck, and so far she been good to me, I see a leak I find it, so my last leak I fixed, the oil cooler got refreshed with ne o rings, So I still smell EVANS...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-28-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
WOW! what a turn of events! Funny stuff! well...

WOW! what a turn of events! Funny stuff! well half of it! the EMT part is disgusting cause I am awake to the fraud of those who have changed the law for reasons they cant explain in plain terms.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-27-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By idiabuse
No I could not snake it in assembled, removed...

No I could not snake it in assembled, removed motor mount and it slid right in.
Took 5 days to do and 4 hours labor between flash floods and me crawling around on the muddy ground getting greasy as...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-27-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
Everyone has priorities, Some of the guys I know...

Everyone has priorities, Some of the guys I know here change their oil every other Sunday yet never touches the coolant and drives with bald tires... :-huh
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-27-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
Wish I had it that easy, I have driven over...

Wish I had it that easy, I have driven over 35,000 in the last 12 months, mostly towing and that is my truck! I also drive two other cars, those get driven around 20,000 a year.
The closet store is...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-27-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
Since 1997 with all the vehicles I own and all...

Since 1997 with all the vehicles I own and all the people I have helped, just me alone I have purchased for my own use around 250 gallons of lubricant instead of handling over 3000 gallons if I would...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
blind trust in advertising and popularity,...

blind trust in advertising and popularity, similar to sheep



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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
Yes this one was our first sample with 10,000...

Yes this one was our first sample with 10,000 or so miles
We left it in and sampled again at 22,000 miles, oil was still good to go.
I have to find that other sample sheet to share, meanwhile...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 07-27-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By idiabuse
Root cause of oil consumption is quality of oil...

Root cause of oil consumption is quality of oil and piston ring pack contamination from lower grade oils being burnt up in this environment, the hottest area in the engine is the exhaust valve and...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-27-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
It is easier to change 2x a year than drive 2...

It is easier to change 2x a year than drive 2 years with no change?
You stated you used ASL and bypass filtration, this is a proven winner and I have gone way over 25,000 miles with AMSOIL with...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-27-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
Imagine going the opposite direction, and the...

Imagine going the opposite direction, and the pros call it cheap insurance!

...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 07-27-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By idiabuse
Sometimes starting off with the top shelf oils...

Sometimes starting off with the top shelf oils saves you all the headache of realizing your long spent money went up in smoke.

Everyone has to learn some how I had to learn the hard way also, but...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-27-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
In the eight months since switching oil brands,...

In the eight months since switching oil brands, installing off-line filters and ramping-up its oil analysis program, Schmid has noticed that lubricant and maintenance costs have gone down. In...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-27-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,434
Posted By idiabuse
the only reason I take oil samples on my own...

the only reason I take oil samples on my own diesel these days is to check for coolant leaching into my sump oil, I don't worry if my oil needs changing anymore, because if my oil needs changing I...
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